Devin Palmer ‘19: Between March 2 and March 4 2017, Romeo had six wrestlers, Austen Malczewski ’17, Louis Thom ‘17, Trevor Houghton ‘17, Dominic Todaro ‘19, Hunter Garrisi ‘18, Bryan Carie ‘17, travel to The Palace for the MHSAA State wrestling Tournament.
Out of the six wrestlers that went to the tournament, three placed with All-state honors. Malczewski placed third in the 171 weight classes and Houghton placed third as well in the 152 weight class. Thom placed eighth in his weight class of 285.
“It was awesome,” Malczewski said. “It was a experience i won’t forget and was really cool.”
Malczewski was also asked to reflect on this high school wrestling career, “I was able to be disciplined over the three years I wrestled in high school. It taught be how to compete at a level like no other and i was able to successful while doing it.”